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Weekend Trip to Ooty, Tamil Nadu

Famous for

  • Trekking
  • Hill Stations
  • Lakes
  • Falls
  • Gardens
  • Tea Estates
  • Churches
  • Honeymoon
  • Wildlife


Summer 12 to 29°C

Winter 5 to 24°C

Distance / Traveling Time

From Bangalore: 270 kilometers / 6 h

Best Time To Visit

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Ooty, the queen of hill stations’, is one of the sought-after travel destinations in South India. Apart from popular tourist attractions, the hill-town is also praised for showcasing unspoilt natural setting of the area. The toy train ride is a must try as it recreates the old-world colonial charm and therefore, provides some amazing views of nature. From Bangalore, Ooty serves as a great getaway. One can book a private taxi or a cab to reach Ooty without wasting much of the time. Apart from this, there also is frequent bus service available between Bangalore and Ooty.

How to Reach Ooty

By Train

Mettupalayam is the nearest railhead to reach Ooty. Apart from taxis and cabs, the toy train is also available that connects Mettupalayam to Coonoor via Ooty.

By Air

Coimbatore is the nearest airport to reach Ooty. At the airport, one can find taxis and cabs for hire to move in and around the hill station.

By Road

NH 209 connects Bangalore to Ooty. The stretch is 270 km long and thus driving through self-owned vehicle is advisable. Private taxis and cabs are also available for hire. Additionally, frequent bus service is also functional in the region.

Hotels in Ooty

Kurumba Village Resort

Hillgrove Post, kurumbadi

Club Mahindra Derby Green, Ooty

29-49, Baikey Road, Off Etinnes Road, Ooty Race Course

Sterling Holiday Resorts Elk Hill

P. O. Box No. 25, Ramakrishna Mutt Road, R. K. Puram, Elk Hill

Hotel Lakeview Ooty

West Lake Road